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St. Andrew Couldn't Keep Jesus To Himself

Today we celebrate the Feast of St. Andrew, the apostle. The Word Among Us had a great reflection on how he couldn't keep his relationship with Christ to himself but was always seeking to help others find the joy of knowing and following him. Here is the Daily Reflection from the Word Among Us. Saint Andrew, Apostle “How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news.” (Romans 10:15) How appropriate a reading for the feast of St. Andrew! A native of Gal­ilee, Andrew and his brother Simon Peter established a fishing business in the seaside town of Capernaum. Andrew probably had religious lean­ings early on. He was an ardent follower of John the Baptist and eagerly accepted John’s testimony that Jesus was the promised Lamb of God. As he followed Jesus, Andrew found the way to true happiness and the fulfillment of all God’s prom­ises as John had taught them. Thus, Andrew knew that unless people were told about Jesus and brought to meet Jesus as he had been, they wo